Gatesville, TX
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Gatesville has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Gatesville is 1 in 77. How does Gatesville fare compared to other communities in Texas of all population sizes? Gatesville's crime rate is lower than approximately 65% of Texas communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Gatesville has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Gatesville is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Gatesville does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Gatesville.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Gatesville's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Gatesville is one in 655.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Gatesville; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Gatesville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

58

(100 is safest)


Safer than 58% of U.S. Cities

Gatesville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

24

180

204

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.53

11.45

12.97

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gatesville 1.53
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 655

in Gatesville

1 in 243

in Texas
Gatesville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,724
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 9 3 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.57 0.19 0.76
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gatesville 11.45
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 87

in Gatesville

1 in 35

in Texas
Gatesville Property CRIMES
Population: 15,724
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 31 137 12
Rate per 1,000 1.97 8.71 0.76
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Gatesville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Gatesville 23
Texas 30